Iran in photos: June 27- July 3

Tehran, July 03, The Iran Project – Iranians commemorating martyrdom anniversary of Imam Ali, Millions of Iranians marking anti-Israel rallies on int’l Quds Day and Iran honoring anniversary of US missile attack on Iran Air Flight 655 dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (June 27–July 03).



Tehran marks Laylat al-Qadr

Hundreds of pilgrims commemorated the second Night of Decree or Laylat al-Qadr at night of 21st of holy Ramadan in Tehran.

Leader attends Imam Ali’s martyrdom mourning ceremony

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attended the mourning ceremony for the martyrdom anniversary of the first Shia Imam Ali (AS) in Tehran on Sunday.


Iranians commemorate soldiers killed in bus accident

People of Fars Province holding a candlelight ceremony on June 24 in commemoration of a group of young soldiers recently killed in an accident. The soldiers were killed when a bus carrying them from a training center in Kerman province, southeast Iran, fell into a valley on June 22.

National Congress of Judiciary Week in Tehran

The National Congress of Judiciary Week was held in Tehran Tue. morning with the attendance of heads of three government branches including President Rouhani, Judiciary Head Sadegh Amoli Larijani, and Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani.

Funeral of two Iranian wildlife protection guards

Funeral procesion underway for two Iranian wildlife protection guards in Hormuzgan province, southern Iran, on June. Head of the Department of Environment Masoumeh Ebtekar and a number of local officials attend the ceremony.

Iran stays awake in Laylat al-Qadr

Iranians all across the country stayed awake and worshipped to commemorate Laylat al-Qadr in the 23rd night of Holy Ramadan.

IRGC disbands another terrorist group in western Iran, kills 11 terrorists

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) forces disbanded another terrorist cell in Western Iran which plotted to sneak into the country for sabotage acts, killing all its 11 members.


Leader receives Judiciary head, officials

Head of Judiciary and officials of the power branch met on Wednesday evening with Ayatollah Khamenei.

Kazakh Airline starts Tehran-Astana flights

The flights between Tehran and Kazakhstan’s Almaty were officially established after the passenger plane of Air Astana landed at Imam Khomeini International Airport.

Funeral of young Iranian soldiers killed in tragic accident

Hundreds of people in Iranian city of Shiraz attended a funeral for thirteen soldiers who were recently killed in a bus accident South of the country.

People of Iranian capital attend Quds Day rallies

Residents of Tehran poured into streets on a hot summer Friday on July 1 to demonstrate their solidarity with people of Palestine in rallies marking the International Quds Days, which falls on the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan.

Iranian officials march on al-Quds Day

President Hassan Rouhani on Friday joined the massive rallies in Tehran to mark the International Quds Day.

Son of Iran’s supreme leader, Mojtaba Khamenei attends Quds Day Rally.

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends Quds Day rallies in Tehran.


Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani attends Quds Day rallies in Tehran.

Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani attends Quds Day rallies in Tehran.

Commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari attends Quds Day rallies in Tehran.

Iran defeats Serbia in FIVB World League

The national Iranian volleyball team defeated its Serbian rival 3-2 in the third week of the 2016 FIVB World League.

Iran marks anniversary of US missile attack on Iran Air Flight 655

Iranians mark the 28th anniversary of the downing of its commercial airliner by a United States Navy guided-missile cruiser back in 1988 as the aircraft was flying in Iranian airspace, and over Iran’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf.

Leader receives university students

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has received groups of university students and representatives of student associations on Saturday.

Italy beats Iran at FIVB World League

Italian team smoothly beat Iranian national volleyball team with straight-set victory in Tehran on Sat.